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This library is a congressionally designated depository for US Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)

Featured Resource

EPA: Earth Day

April 22, 2016

Our current Government Information featured resource is the Earth Day site, from the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Earth Day, which was first celebrated in 1970, happens every year on April 22nd. The page includes history, activities, and other resources to help you find ways to contribute to and celebrate Earth Day wherever you are.

Collections

Generally, to find government publications, search one or more of these:

To find older US documents published before 1976, ask for assistance as the above catalogs provide limited coverage of UNH holdings for this period.

Many recent New Hampshire government publications are found in the New Hampshire State Publications Digital Library.

Library Services

  • All members of the public may use these materials
  • Anyone with a UNH library card can borrow from the circulating collection
  • For assistance, contact Government Information staff, Dimond Level 3 (Main Floor)
  • Some of the library's data services are only available to the UNH community
  • Computer access for the public to government information and specialized resources (on Dimond Level 3 (Main Floor)):
    • Two terminals next to the Reference Desk
    • One computer in the Class of 1943 Map Room

Patents and trademarks

The UNH Law Library is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC). Most patent information is available on the open web. However, the UNH Law PTRC is open to the public during weekday hours. See their website for details.